Volunteers provide important services for their community. Whatever your interest, Berrien County has a wide-range of volunteer opportunities available throughout the County.
Do you love animals?
Consider volunteering at the Animal Control Department in Berrien Center. Volunteers are needed to:
care for cats
general office work
participate at special events
If interested, contact Val Grimes at 269-471-7531.
Are you a "people person"?
Volunteer at the Courthouse in St. Joseph to greet the public and provide assistance and directions throughout the building. If interested, contact the Volunteer Center of SW Michigan.
Volunteer at the Self Help Legal Resource Center assisting patrons with procedural steps involved in filing court documents. Contact Dee Kuelbs at 269-983-7111 Ext. 8790.
Do you enjoy driving?
Our Veterans Services Department is in need of volunteers to drive our local veterans to Battle Creek VA Medical Center. For more information, contact Lee Lull at 269-983-7111 Ext. 8118.
Do you have a background in law enforcement?
Our Sheriff's Office relies on a trained volunteer staff to assist with various operations:
Victim Services Advocates
Applications may be picked up at the Records Bureau at 919 Port Street in St. Joseph during business hours. For more information, visit the Sheriff's Office website.
Can't volunteer, but you'd like to assist with a donation? Please visit our Donation page for ideas on where you can make a difference!